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The man to clean up for Windows?

There can be no denying that Microsoft is not the company it once was. Is Satya Nadella capable of turning the tide?

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Green sectors will bolster economy

A green economy is becoming more necessary for a nation’s financial health.

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Spindeltop changed the world

A century ago, in a place where most people eked out a living from subsistence agriculture, a discovery was made that within a year would make them richer than ... Read Story

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Employee-contractor quandary deepens
June 26 2015 at 04:56

The question of whether an Uber driver is an employee doesn’t matter just to Uber.

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Developing SA skills key to resolving xenophobia
June 25 2015 at 05:17

To resolve xenophobic tensions, boosting South Africa’s informal sector would be more effective than cleaning the streets of illegal immigrants.

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Tax, leisure beliefs affect number of hours worked
June 25 2015 at 05:16

Why do people in some countries work more hours? The most common explanations have to do with labour regulations and taxes.

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Why support for the automotive industry in SA is vitally important
June 25 2015 at 05:07

South Africa is a developing economy that is still in the process of industrialising. This stage is characterised by the need to develop both its upstream and downstream industries using the wealth from its resource base.<... Read Story
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Uber case highlights labour quandary
June 24 2015 at 12:21

In an economy that increasingly relies on contractors and temporary hires, when is a worker an employee?

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Fix problems before new increase
June 24 2015 at 04:54

I write this as I watch bits of the Eskom public appeal for funds and rate increases.

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Eskom’s cash mill is creating millionaires
June 24 2015 at 04:47

One of the best democratic practices is the right of MPs to question government ministers.

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Why Swift succeeded where record labels failed
June 23 2015 at 12:16

Taylor Swift’s victory over Apple shows how high-profile artists can use public shaming to shape the music business, writes Lucas Shaw.

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Entrepreneurship is key to curbing youth unemployment
June 23 2015 at 04:46

As we commemorate Youth Month, spare a thought for the millions of young people among us who are unemployed and many others destined to join their ranks.

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It was for the greater good of the country
June 23 2015 at 04:33

It is doubtful that David Wolpert reads anything beyond his own letters or believes his own propaganda (“Stop bullying potential South African importers”, Business Report, June 22), because if he did, he would ... Read Story
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